June 28, 2014

HW Day 7: Sams

Josh Sams – CPL USMC – 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, H&S Company, Scout Sniper Platoon – On January 12, 2012, Josh was on foot patrol in Sangin with the 1st Battalion, 6th Marines. He stepped on an IED (improvised explosive device) and sustained injuries that required both legs to be amputated above the knee. He also sustained a serious pelvis injury.Despite his injuries he continues the Marine mentality to Improvise, Adapt and Overcome. He is pursuing his degree in Criminal Justice, stays active working out, hand cycling and preparing to move back to OH with his incredible wife Lindsey, who stood by him throughout his journey.


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